Category: Hearing Disorders

Meniere’s, Mixed, Syndromic


Researchers Find New Genetic Mutations Associated with Usher Syndrome

Usher syndrome is an inherited disorder that reportedly accounts for almost half of all cases of deaf-blindness. There are three types of the disease that are differentiated based on the level of deafness (Type I - innate deafness; Type II - diminished hearing that does not worsen with time, and Type III -progressive decrease in hearing).